(formerly known as Polydesma igneipicta)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)
The adult moths are rusty brown with a complex pattern of darker and paler wiggly lines on the wings, and black spots along the costa of each forewing. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 656.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 14-15.
(written 14 Januaryr 2017, updated 18 August 2019)